The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 293 322 318
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 15 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.097% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.10% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 9
Average salary £46,563 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.97% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,750 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Senior Tester
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9666 11451 11171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.76% 92.49% 93.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8308 9575 9809
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the City of London region.

Senior Tester Salary Trend in the City of London

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram in the City of London

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Tester in their job title.

1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) QA
3 12 (44.44%) Finance
4 8 (29.63%) Selenium
4 8 (29.63%) Java
4 8 (29.63%) BDD
5 7 (25.93%) JIRA
5 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
6 6 (22.22%) WebDriver
6 6 (22.22%) Open Source
6 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 6 (22.22%) SQL
6 6 (22.22%) C#
7 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Automation Testing
8 4 (14.81%) SpecFlow
8 4 (14.81%) Banking
8 4 (14.81%) Degree
8 4 (14.81%) Load Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Security Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
8 4 (14.81%) System Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Web Services
9 3 (11.11%) XML
9 3 (11.11%) Linux
9 3 (11.11%) HTML
9 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 3 (11.11%) .NET
9 3 (11.11%) Scrum

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Selenium
2 7 (25.93%) JIRA
3 6 (22.22%) WebDriver
4 4 (14.81%) SpecFlow
5 2 (7.41%) NUnit
5 2 (7.41%) FitNesse
5 2 (7.41%) JUnit
5 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.70%) JMeter
6 1 (3.70%) Xcode
6 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.70%) JBehave
6 1 (3.70%) Mockito
6 1 (3.70%) Robotium
6 1 (3.70%) Capybara
6 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.70%) NeoLoad
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (14.81%) Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Law
4 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.41%) Electronics
5 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.41%) Apache CXF
3 2 (7.41%) REST
3 2 (7.41%) SOAP
4 1 (3.70%) Android SDK
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) iOS SDK
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) XSL
4 1 (3.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Cryptography
2 2 (7.41%) DTV
3 1 (3.70%) Equities
3 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) BDD
3 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
4 6 (22.22%) Open Source
5 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Automation Testing
6 4 (14.81%) System Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Load Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Security Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
7 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 3 (11.11%) TDD
7 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) C#
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) C++
4 2 (7.41%) C
4 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) GPEN
3 2 (7.41%) OSCP
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) CISSP
4 1 (3.70%) CISA
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CGEIT
4 1 (3.70%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (51.85%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Solvency II
2 1 (3.70%) Val IT
2 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle
1 2 (7.41%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £62500 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
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Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago